MACKIE, George Factor To Lord Deskford 2
- Born: About 1670
- Marriage (1): H., Issobell on 2 February 1693 in Deskford Parish, Banffshire, Scotland 1
Other names for George were MACKIE, Geo, and MACKY, George in Broom.1 3
Old Parish Register
Fordyce Parish Banffshire
"3 July 1703
George Macky in Broom had a daughter baptised called Mary witnesses Wm Fraser in Tourbse (Toux?) & Wm Lorimer in Dyttark"
In 1722 George Mackie was one of the parish overseers appointed for Boyndie parish, as a result of the Code of Road Management of 1721.
On 24 September 1723, it was recorded at a meeting in Banff of the Justices of the Peace and Commissioners of Supply 'that George Mackie shall be payed what charges he is at in keeping the bridges of Scotsmilne and Boyndie in repair'.
On 26 October 1725, at Banff, 'Eighty pounds Scots were voted to Sir James Dunbar of Burn for materials for a bridge upon the Burn of Durn,to be laid out at the sight of yr oversier and George Mackie.'
On 20 October 1726, at Banff the meeting declared 'And it being represented that there is a cassie wanting at Milntoun of Rothiemay, the Commrs appoint their Collr to pay what may be necessary for that work upon Rothiemay and yr ovcrsier precept. As lykewayes that their oversier and George Mackie and Jo. Miln at Boyndie shall give immediate orders for securcing and cassieing the Bridge at Boyndie, and that the charges yrof be payed upon their precept.'
The meeting of the Commissioners of Supply on 31 October 1729, 'Present Bracco, Rothiemay, Glassa, the Provest of Banff, and Ardmellie, Tillienaught, Bracco preses', recorded that 'the Commissioners find it necessary that a bridge be built on the Burn of Boyndie at the place commonly called Ladys Bridge, and vote ten pounds sterling money to George Mackie, ffactor to My Lord Deskfoord, for building of the sd. bridge.'
all exracts from Records of the County of Banff
NOTE : George Mackie had a son, George. So the information above may actually refer to George Junior. Work still needs done to clarify this. 2
George married Issobell H. on 2 February 1693 in Deskford Parish, Banffshire, Scotland.1 (Issobell H. was born about 1675.)